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Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983: A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination
     

Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983: A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination

by Carlos Maldonado
 

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ISBN-10: 0815336314

ISBN-13: 9780815336310

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work illuminates the founding and brief existence of Colegio Cesar Chavez , founded in the Pacific Northwest in 1973. The work is set within a national and regional context.
Colegio Cesar Chavez holds a unique niche in Chicano social and educational history, due to its strong Chicano philosophical roots, alternative educational model, and geographical

Overview

This work illuminates the founding and brief existence of Colegio Cesar Chavez , founded in the Pacific Northwest in 1973. The work is set within a national and regional context.
Colegio Cesar Chavez holds a unique niche in Chicano social and educational history, due to its strong Chicano philosophical roots, alternative educational model, and geographical location. The work highlights the socio-political milieu and issues contributing to the rise and demise of this bold Chicano educational experiment. The history of Colegio Cesar Chavez tells the story of a Chicano struggle for educational and self determination."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815336310
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues Series
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication; Preface; List of Figures; 1. Introduction; Description of Study; Notes; 2. Social and Historical Context; The Chicano Movement; Watershed Period for Higher Education; Innovation; The Quest for Equal Opportunity; Notes; 3. How It All Began; Background; Notes; 4. A Collective Dream Realized The Birth of Colegio Cesar Chavez; Founders; Institutional Mission and Philosophy; Curriculum; Administration; Faculty; Students and Community; Summary; Notes; 5. Fading Dreams and Hope: Colegio's Decline and Demise; A Lack of Financial Base; Colegio's Legal Battles; Internal Politics and Conflict; Enrollment; Leadership; A Non-traditional Institution; National Trends; Summary; Notes; 6. Conclusions and Insights for Chicano College Promoters; Conclusion: "Was Colegio Doomed to Fail?"; Insights to Future Promoters; Concluding Remarks; Notes; Appendices; A. Research Tools and Methodology; Interview Consent Form; Bibliography; Index.

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